Library Management: Managing from the Middle

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Course Description

Middle managers are the liaisons between their employees and library administrators. Managers feel caught in the middle as they listen to and serve both sides. Successfully working with the administration while fostering a rapport with direct reports is a crucial driver of success. Managers will gain a foundation to successfully manage from the middle by formulating strategies to build relationships, establish workplace balance, gain senior management’s confidence, and avoid common managerial mistakes.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Formulate strategies to build relationships and establish workplace balance
  • Determine tactics to gain senior management's confidence
  • Analyze common mistakes made by the new library manager
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This course consists of one 2-hour session.
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